Nov 14, 2012 6:30pm EST
you have one of these before? >> i actually did. >> reporter: technology company 1 e spent the day surprising students who lost the most. this 12-year-old remembers when water rushed into his house and he climbed over a fence to safety. did you think you would get out okay? >> no, i thought i was going to die. >> reporter: what does it mean to you, santiago? >> it is very special to me. >> reporter: why? >> because i had nothing, and now i have a lot of friends and people that care about me. >> reporter: frightening experiences and incredible loss make these gifts even more meaningful. >> thank you. >> reporter: moments of joy, as people work together to lift kids' spirits. >> i think they're like angels. >> reporter: rehema ellis, new york. >> this terrible storm has brought out some great people and we will keep telling their stories. that is our broadcast on a wednesday night. thank you for joining us, i'm brian williams, and of course, we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night.
Nov 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
felt we were setting officers up by putting all of this technology in the car and expecting them not to use that while they're moving. >> reporter: he has ordered all 360 cars to be fitted with a computer system that freezes the keys once the car exceeds 15 miles an hour. >> i can't change the screen, it doesn't function. other departments are ordering officers to pull over before using computers. >> every police department who says they don't have a problem with distracted driving or crashes has their head in the sand. >> reporter: the challenge? avoiding the very distractions that come with modern policing. tom costello, nbc news, washington. >>> when we come back tonight, the news today about early risers and late sleepers. cents nice scrutinize scruti >>> these pictures were captured by nasa, scientists say from the look of things, the planet earth got very lucky this weekend. they say this amounted to a tsunami on the surface of the sun a few days back. waves of radiation larger than our earth was wide. but luckily it was aimed away from us and thus, wouldn't disrupt communicati